Maggie Cheng

Contact Info

Title: Associate Professor
Email: maggie.cheng@njit.edu
Office: CAB 4035
Hours: Wednesday, 7:30-9:00
Phone: 973-596-3257
Dept: MTSM
Webpage: https://web.njit.edu/~chengm

Academic Interests: Decision Support Systems for Business, Algorithms Aspects of Data Analytics, Optimization, mathematical programming, Applied Statistics

About: 


Dr. Maggie Cheng is an Associate Professor of Data Analytics at the Martin Tuchman School of Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey. She obtained her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota at the Twin Cities. Her teaching and research interests include statistical machine learning, optimization, decision support systems, big data and stream data analytics with applications in precision medicine, communication networks, social networks, and cyber physical systems. Her publications appear in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Computers, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, IEEE Internet of Things, Theoretical Computer Science, Global Optimization, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, etc. Her research has been supported by National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Department of Transportation, and Department of Education. 

Education
University of Minnesota, M.S. (2001) and Ph.D. (2003)
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, B.E. (1994) and M.E. (1997)



 

Teaching: 
 Decision Support Systems
 Network Information Analysis
 Advanced Topics in Wireless Networks
 Algorithmics II
 Analysis of Algorithms
 Computer Networks 
Publications: 

Journal Articles
Maggie X. Cheng, Mariesa Crow, Quanmin Ye, ?A Game Theory Approach to Vulnerability Analysis: Integrating Power Flows with Topological Analysis?, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 82, pp. 29-36, 2016.
Wei Biao Wu, Maggie X. Cheng, Bei Gou, ?A Hypothesis Testing Approach for Topology Error Detection in Power Grids?, IEEE Internet of Things, 2016.
Maggie X. Cheng, Wei Biao Wu, ?Data Analytics for Fault Localization in Complex Networks?, IEEE Internet of Things, 2015.
Maggie X. Cheng, Quanmin Ye, Lin Cai, ?Rate-Adaptive Concurrent Transmission Scheduling Schemes for WPANs with Directional Antennas?, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 64, Issue 9 (2015), pp 4113-4123.
Maggie X. Cheng, Quanmin Ye, Lin Cai, ?Cross-Layer Schemes for Reducing Delay in Multihop Wireless Networks?, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2013), pp 928-937.
Maggie X. Cheng, Xuan Gong, Lin Cai, Xiaohua Jia, ?Cross-Layer Throughput Optimization with Transmission Power Control in Sensor Networks?, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 60, No. 7 (2011), pp 3300-3308.
Maggie X. Cheng and Xuan Gong, ?Maximum Lifetime Coverage Preserving Scheduling Algorithms in Sensor Networks?, Journal of Global Optimization, Volume 51, Issue 3 (2011), Page 447-462. 
Xuan Gong, Maggie X. Cheng, and Yibo Xu, ?Throughput and Delay Optimization with Configurable Trade-off in Multihop Wireless Networks?, Journal of Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications, Volume 3, Issue 1 (2011), pp 43-51.

Conference Papers
Samuel Smith, Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, and Maggie X. Cheng, ?The Impact of Security Cues on User Perceived Security in E-Commerce,? HCI International 2016, the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.
Maggie X. Cheng, Wei Biao Wu, ?A Model-Free Localization Method for Sensor Networks with Sparse Anchors?, IEEE ICC 2016.
Maggie X. Cheng, Yi Ling, Wei Biao Wu, ?Wormhole Detection in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Using Change Point Detection in Time Series?, IEEE ICC 2016.
M. Cheng, Q. Ye, X. Cheng, L. Cai, ?Maximizing Coding Gain in Wireless Networks with Decodable Network Coding?, IEEE ICC 2016.
L. Grant, M. L. Crow, M. X. Cheng, ?Computationally Efficient Solvers for Power System Applications,? Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI), Urbana, IL, February 2015.
Maggie X. Cheng, Yi Ling, Brian M. Sadler, ?SINR-Based Connectivity Enhancement In Wireless Ad Hoc Networks?, IEEE ICC 2015.
Maggie X. Cheng, Quanmin Ye, Xiaochun Cheng, Robert F. Erbacher, ?Network Coding and Coding-Aware Scheduling for Multicast in Wireless Networks?, IEEE ICC 2015.
Maggie X. Cheng, Quanmin Ye, Lin Cai, ?Concurrent Transmission Scheduling for WPANs with Adaptive Data Rate?, IEEE Globecom 2014.
Maggie X. Cheng, Yi Ling, Brian M. Sadler, ?Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Connectivity Assessment and Relay Node Deployment?, IEEE Globecom, 2014.
Kenneth K. Fletcher, Xiaoqing (Frank) Liu, Maggie X. Cheng, ?Aggregating Ranked Services for Selection?, IEEE SCC 2014 (IEEE International Conference on Services Computing). 
Maggie X. Cheng, Quanmin Ye, Robert F. Erbacher, ?Characterization and Visualization of Sophisticated Scanning Attacks?, IEEE ICC 2013.
Maggie X. Cheng, Quanmin Ye, Xiaochun Cheng, ?Simultaneous Routing and Multiplexing in Ad Hoc Networks with MIMO Links?, IEEE ICC 2013.